Meeri Aurora Tiovanen

Name
Meeri Aurora Toivanen

Jurisdiction(s)
Finland and Sweden

My work at Caselex is like
Organizing the content of a messy cupboard – the satisfaction that you receive after working systematically through different variables, feeling the pulse of current developments, to attain the goal with great practical value.

Academic and professional background
Meeri graduated of a Bachelor degree with honors in European Comparative Law from Tallinn Law School and she has an International Baccalaureate (IB) high school diploma. She completed her second year of studies at the law faculty of Maastricht University, and she has participated in extracurricular courses around Europe on e.g. energy law, corporate social responsibility and e-governance.

Currently spending a gap-year to gain experience from cross-border legal practice, Meeri is doing an internship at a law firm providing consultancy for international clients and Embassies in Izmir and from October onwards at a law firm specialized in mediation in Geneva. Her aim is to qualify as a practicing lawyer in New York and specialize in international trade and energy law.

Languages
Finnish, Swedish, English, French, German

Memberships
Meeri is a member of European Law Students Association (ELSA), Amnesty International, and Tallinn Law School’s student association ”Õigus”. She is part of the alumni network of Tallinn University of Technology.

Publications
”Guidebook for Legal Practitioners on International Child Abductions”, Kaska Law Firm International (Izmir, Turkey) (2016)

”Bachelor Thesis: Restraining Offsore Hydrocarbon Exploitation at the Arctic Ocean under International Environmental Law”, Tallinn Law School (Tallinn, Estonia) (2016)

”Policy Proposal for the European Commission: Regional Cooperation Framework for the European Energy Union”, Student Forum Maastricht (Brussels, Belgium) (2015)